Forthcoming Folklore Society Events

“A Fieldworker"s Vision: Researching the Present”

  • 1st — 3rd July 2016
  • Elphinstone Institute, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

The Elphinstone Institute and The Folklore Society are pleased to announce the 2016 Folklore, Ethnology and Ethnomusicology Conference Aberdeen (FEECA), which aims to bring together graduate, post-graduate students and early-career…

When the Photoshops become Real: Belief in Slender Man and Slender Sickness

  • 6th July 2016
  • 17:00—18:00
  • The Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AB

The Folklore Society is delighted to invite Dr Andrea Kitta (East Carolina University) to give a public lecture on her research into belief in "Slender Man", at 5.00 pm on Wednesday 6 July at The Warburg Institute. The lecture is free and…

Food and Drink in Legend and Tradition

  • 3rd — 4th September 2016
  • St Nick's Environment Centre (formerly York Environment Centre), Rawdon Ave, York YO10 3ST, UK http://stnicks.org.uk/about-us/directions/

Food and Drink in Legend and Tradition: The Eleventh Legendary Weekend of The Folklore Society. 3--4 September 2016, at St. Nick’s Environment Centre in York, YO10 3ST Raise your glasses, please, to the importance of old traditions! Mine’s…